PreBan IMI-Israel Uzi MINI Carbine 9mm 20” Semi-Auto Rifle w/ Folding Stock

SOLD FOR: $5,913

WOA#: WY231213LM021

Make: IMI-Israel, Israel Military Industries

Model: Uzi MINI Carbine

Serial Number: MC02448

Year of Manufacture: Imported 1983-1989

Caliber: 9mm

Action Type: Semi-Auto

Markings: Top of the receiver is marked “ALTERATIONS TO THIS FIREARM ARE UNSAFE AND ILLEGAL READ MANUAL BEFORE OPERATING”. Left side of the receiver is marked “UZI MINI CARBINE 9mm PARA MC02448” with the “S” and “F” for Safe and Fire near the safety selector. The Rear under side of the receiver is marked “ACTION ARMS, LTD Phila, Pa. IMI ISRAEL”.

Barrel Length: 20” Functional Barrel, and 3.5” Plugged Non Firing Display Barrel.

Sights / Optics: The front sight is an adjustable post and the rear sight is L-type flip aperture with markings for 100m and 200m.

Stock Configuration & Condition: The metal receivers and synthetic pistol grip and foreguard show almost no wear. Folding steel buttstock and safeties all function correctly. Two sling mounts are present, one located on the left side of the front sight and the second on the pivot point of the stock. The LOP measures 16.25” from the trigger to the butt of the fully extended stock . The grips and stock rate in about Excellent overall condition.

Magazine Quantity & Condition: This rifle includes 2x25rd 9mm magazines in Very Good Condition.

Type of Finish: Parkerized, Black

Finish Originality: Original

Bore Condition: The bore is bright and the rifling is sharp. There is no erosion in the bore however there is a small patch of stubborn fouling in the first ? of the bore and some surface rust on the crown of the muzzle. In this writer’s opinion the bore rates 9/10.

Overall Condition: This rifle retains about 99% of its metal finish. The balance of the finish shows minimal wear across the surface of the gun. There is one small wear mark that has removed the finish on the right side of the receiver, behind the handguard above the trigger guard. This is caused by the folding stock rubbing on the receiver.  The screw heads are sharp and pins unmarred. Hinges on the buttstock are functional. The markings are clear. Overall, this rifle rates in about Excellent condition.

Mechanics: The action functions correctly. We did not fire this rifle. As with all used firearms, a thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance requirements.

Box, Paperwork & Accessories: This rifle includes the Original Box, 20” functional barrel, 3.5” plugged display barrel, 2×25 round 9mm magazines, and tool.

Our Assessment: The IMI Semi-Auto Uzi, a civilian variant of the iconic Uzi submachine gun, embodies a fusion of historical significance, compact design, and cinematic allure. Renowned for its role in military and law enforcement operations globally, the semi-auto version brings the Uzi’s cool factor to civilian hands. The choice of caliber 9mm Luger, aligns with the Uzi’s reputation for portability and versatility. Its closed-bolt system, a technological hallmark, adds to the firearm’s accuracy during semi-automatic fire. The IMI Semi-Auto Uzi has a rugged construction, incorporating steel and polymer components. This durability contributes not only to the firearm’s longevity but also to its authentic representation of the military-grade Uzi.  The folding stock, a distinctive characteristic, not only enhances portability but also evokes memories of action-packed movie scenes where Uzis have been wielded by heroes and villains alike. The Uzi’s presence in film, spanning genres from action to crime dramas, has solidified its status as a cinematic icon. The Pre-Ban UZI is a sought-after item for firearm enthusiasts and collectors who want to bring a legendary piece of firearms history into their own collection. Please see our photos and best of luck with your bidding!!!-R.L.

PreBan IMI-Israel Uzi MINI Carbine 9mm 20” Semi-Auto Rifle w/ Folding Stock
PreBan IMI-Israel Uzi MINI Carbine 9mm 20” Semi-Auto Rifle w/ Folding Stock